Our last competition’s winner, Julia from Russia, took home the prize of $500 cash in February this year.
- To participate, upload your favourite profile photo and a caption from 1 to 14 day of the month.
- Then ask your friends to vote for your entry.
- The photo with the most votes win $500 and becomes 2017 finalist to win $5,000.
- CLICK HERE TO ENTER
As you can see, it’s as simple as 1-2-3!
Photo of the Month
Follow these easy steps to get a chance to win the monthly prize and become a finalist for the year.
- Upload your best profile photo
- Your competition entry should include 1 of your profile photos on Elenasmodels.com and a caption to the photo.
- Only 1 entry per person per month is allowed.
- Only active members of Elenasmodels.com can participate.
- The competition is on Facebook
Entries are collected for 2 first weeks of the month (1-14). All entries are subject to full terms and conditions of the competition (included below).
- Get votes
Anyone can vote. Ask your family and friends or other members of Elena’s Models to support you. Use hashtag #emwin500 when inviting family and friends to vote.
Voting happens from 15 to the last day of the month.
- Winner gets $500!
From June 2017, jury selects the winner from the top-10 most popular photos that collected the highest number of votes.
Winners are announced by 3 day of the next month.
Best photo of the year wins $5000
All monthly winners go in the final with the prize USD $5000. The voting for the best photo of 2017 will happen from 1 to 14 January 2018.
Elena’s Models Photo Contest: Terms and Conditions
All entries should be submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions.
The rules were modified on June 3, 2017.
- Only registered and approved users of Elenasmodels.com can participate in this competition. Your profile on the dating site should be active within the last 30 days in communication with other members and not deleted. All fields in the entry form should be filled in correctly. It is responsibility of the entrant to ensure the data (such as ID number, email address, etc.) on the entry form is correct.
- Your entry should include: 1 photo from your profile and a caption. You must be present in the photo. Your face should be clearly visible on the photo. The size of the photo should be not less than 300 pixels at any of the dimensions (horizontal or vertical). The jury reserves the right to reject photos of poor quality that are too dark, blurred, or unclear.
- Only 1 entry per person per month is allowed. The first eligible entry from a person is deemed the correct entry; all subsequent entries by the same person during the same month will be discarded. It is your responsibility to ensure you submit the correct preferred photo and text for the caption. No alterations will be allowed after your entry is submitted.
- Entries for monthly competitions are collected some time during the period of the first 2 weeks of the month (1-14). Voting happens from 15 to the last day of the month. Winners are announced by the third day of the following month.
- In the event if there are less than 20 correct entries for the month, all entries that have been received for that month will be moved to the next month, and there will be no prize given in the month when the number of correct entries is less than 20.
- Competition entries may be disqualified if the jury, in its sole discretion, deems that the only purpose of a user’s registration on Elenasmodels.com was to partake in this photo competition and the entrant doesn’t appear to be a genuine user of the dating site.
- The winner is selected by the jury from the top-10 most popular entries, which collected the highest number of votes. Criteria: The artistic value of the photograph, activity of the member on the website and in promotion of the entry, support by other website members, compliance with these terms and conditions. Anyone can vote (your family, friends, other users of the website, etc.). The jury will verify the votes. False and ineligible votes will be disqualified. The jury will name the winner. The jury’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
- Monthly winner receives the prize of USD $500. The prize will be paid by a bank transfer to the account of the winner or PayPal. The winner will be required to submit a photo ID before the payment is made. The winner is responsible for any fees by the recipient bank or taxes, if applicable under the local legislation in the country of the winner’s residence.
- Names of the winners will be announced on Facebook and Elena’s Models blog.
- Winners of the previous months are ineligible to enter again during subsequent months of the same calendar year. Participants who didn’t win “Photo of the Month” prize can enter again for a chance to win a monthly prize. Winners of the last year can enter again during a new calendar year.
- All monthly winners proceed to the final “Elena’s Models Photo of the Year” competition with the prize of USD $5000. Voting for the winning Photo of the Year takes place some time during the period from 1 to 14 January of the following year; the entry with the most votes wins. Thus, voting for the best photo of 2017 will take place some time during the period of 1-14 January 2018. The jury will verify the votes; false and ineligible votes will be disqualified. The jury will announce the winner. The jury’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The prize USD $5000 will be paid by a bank transfer to the account of the winner of PayPal.
- Users with deleted, suspended and blacklisted profiles are ineligible to partake in the competitions for Elena’s Models Photo of the Month or Elena’s Models Photo of the Year. If a profile’s status becomes ineligible before the winner is announced and the prize is paid out, the next eligible entry will receive the prize.
- Entrants grant Elena’s Models irrevocable and perpetual worldwide license to use submitted entries (photos and texts) in promotions, publications, and preparing derivative works of. Entrants warrant that they have the right to grant such license.
- Elena’s Models reserves the right to discontinue photo competitions in its sole discretion due to lack of interest or funding. There will be no consolation prizes or payouts given to participants or past winners in the event if Elena’s Models decides to discontinue or cancel monthly or yearly competitions.
- Employees, contractors, and affiliates of Elena’s Models cannot partake in this promotion.
- Entrants or supporters are prohibited from entering into correspondence with Elena’s Models in regard to the course of the competition. Entrants or supporters, who attempt to contact Elena’s Models with the view to influence the course of the competition, jury’s decision, or awarding prizes, will be disqualified. Communication on usual topics, unrelated to participation in this competition, is allowed.
- Any Elena’s Models member who sends unsolicited correspondence to other users of Elenasmodels.com website that they had no prior contact with and ask for votes, will be disqualified from the competition.